Regional Police Report: Man Killed Crossing Railroad Tracks To Greet Fiancee

The following is a selection of police-related items reported in area Patches recently. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Morton Grove

Man Killed Crossing Tracks To Greet Fiancee

Danny You, 38, Tuesday to meet his fiancee on the other side, said Michael Slattery of Skokie, who identified himself as You's roommate, friend and co-worker at a Morton Grove moving company.

"He was on top of the world, because [You was] supposed to get married Wednesday (the following day)," Slattery said. "He had it all set. They were going to ."

The fiancee and Slattery , Slattery said. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office ruled the death an accident, a spokesperson said Thursday.


Firefighter Hospitalized In Hazmat Situation

A firefighter was transported to the hospital while at a Barrington home.

Fire officials from multiple agencies were called to a home on the 25000 block of Cuba Road this morning after the  

Barrington Fire Department arrived on the scene and found a box that smelled of gas in the garage. A firefighter was transported to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital experienced on the scene.


Police Take On Wild Marijuana Plants

McHenry County Sheriff’s this week in what is described as a wild cannabis grow, authorities said.

A property owner in the 20000 block of Anthony Road discovered the plants on July 16 and contacted the sheriff’s office, according to a release. Deputies responded and , the release stated.


One Dead, Two Injured Following Robbery, Police Chase

One person is dead, two others critically injured after in Antioch.

The Antioch Police Department said three suspects entered the Bernie's Marathon Gas Station at 830 Main Street in Antioch around 9:20 p.m. Sunday .

Police say the suspects pepper sprayed the clerk while holding her at gun point and demanded money. The suspects obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and sped away in a a silver Chevy Sedan, headed south on Route 83 .

Lake Forest

Drowning Victim Identified

The 44-year-old Lake Forest woman pulled from Lake Michigan July 15 following a seven-hour search has been .


Kut, a resident in the 1200 block of Windwood Drive, drowned in Lake Michigan, according to Lake County Coroner Artis Yancy. Kut , who called after discovering she was not at home. At 10:15 a.m., a U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter spotted her body floating about two miles east of Forest Park Beach.

Arlington Heights

Woman Faces DUI, Battery and Felony Criminal Damage Charges

The Arlington Heights Police arrested a 28-year-old Gurnee woman at 903 East Algonquin Road at 3 a.m. Sunday, July 15 on . 

As Samerly was handcuffed in the backseat of the patrol car, she became irate, screamed at the officer and . Samerly's anger continued as she taken into lock-up at the station, as , while they were trying to get her to sit down. The officer was not hurt.

LMS July 21, 2012 at 10:13 PM
Is this comment suppose to be funy? Cause it's not.
Nightcrawler July 21, 2012 at 11:15 PM
This post should really be removed.


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